A couple of weeks ago I attended an Upcycling Workshop with Joe Blogs and Hillary’s Blinds in Bristol. I was thoroughly looking forward to it as it was my first crafty/DIY event. I loved being given the opportunity to step out of my comfort zone and do something a little different. I’ve always been interested in all things crafty but never really incorporated that interest into my blog. Except for a couple of childish crafts with Sam on rainy Sunday afternoons.
After the demonstration we rushed to choose our shutters. There was so many different styles and sizes. I’d already decided that I was going to hang mine in my office and use it for stationary so I chose a nice tall, thin one. We then were struck with the difficult decision of which Annie Sloan Chalk Paint to use. I went for Paris Grey as I thought this was a nice ‘safe’ colour and I could then add brightly coloured stationary to the Kilner Jars.
Thank you Joe Blogs for putting on such a fantastic event. I had a wonderful day, met some lovely bloggers and discovered many new blogs. It was really nice to meet bloggers local to me and I’m looking forward to many more South West events.
Have you tried upcycling before? What did you create?
Until next time,